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Raintree Bakery & Cafe

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220 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
(519) 884-4953
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Nice italian food

Tried the pasta which was served hot and tasted nice. It was fresh and I enjoyed my meal. Will always come here for Italian food and recommended the place to many people I know

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2013
Marcin S
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English first
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I met some friends here for lunch. The menu is brief. I had the BLT wrap. It was not a BLT. It was mostly lettuce and runny dressing. It had some pork belly and a token cherry tomato. There were limited cold drinks. I had the pleasant enough ginger lemonade. We ordered the artichoke dip which was the highlight of... More 

Thank Thomas M
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Loved the BLT wrap, and previously I've had a curry dish that was fabulous. This place is a great find, and you can easily walk out spending less than $12 on your meal.

Thank kealey99
Ayr, Canada
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Seasonal menu items, and long time favorites make this a refreshing stop. Attentive servers and a good atmosphere all lend to a unique experience.

Thank DieterTurek
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Used to be a great place for a light lunch. Today's lunch was well below the quality that we were expecting. I think what was most disturbing is that our server came by and asked how our meal was. Our response was "terrible". At the point the server made a quick exit never be seen again. There is little chance... More 

Thank Armin F
St. Jacobs, Canada
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

I somehow always want to go to the Raintree on my birthday - it's a great little place to go as a couple or with a small group. The plaza it's in isn't the nicest, but the restaurant itself is beautifully decorated. The food never disappoints - get the home made iced tea, Venus dip, and soups! This is one... More 

Thank schoencm
Kitchener, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Two of us had lunch. There were three tables in the restaurant when we arrived and one more came in after us. The service was painfully slow. I ordered a special tea and twice sent it back as I was given regular tea. We ordered two cups of soup and two meals. Our soup took so long in arriving we... More 

2 Thank Anna V
London, Ontario
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Just loved this restaurant, great food, service and the fact that it wasn't a cookie cutter, same old same old little restaurant. Great select of food for everyone, vegan and gluten free options as well. I would recommend giving them a try!

Thank loves2travel2000
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Tried the pasta which was served hot and tasted nice. It was fresh and I enjoyed my meal. Will always come here for Italian food and recommended the place to many people I know

1 Thank Marcin S
Waterloo, Canada
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202 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This place used to be a gem, however new owners have really let this place down. From poor decore, to cheap food all the way to bad service. It wont be long before this place closes its doors as customer service is last at this location.

1 Thank Dayel1956
Elmira, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I went with a group of friends. We hardly ever get to go out together without the kids and we chose this place because of the gluten free options and they were open later in the evening (supposedly they were open until 10 pm), so we could go after getting the little ones in bed. I ordered the venus dip,... More 

2 Thank Lisa N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: (519) 884-4953


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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